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Old 09-24-2003, 02:37 PM   #1
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How to dual boot Red hat 7.2 and 8.0?

Does anyone know how to install Redhat 7.2 and 8.0 on one hard drive using GRUB?

If so would I have to use disk druid and will I need seperate partitions for each distro?

The only partitions I need is /, /root, and <swap>

This what I have tried and failed:

/ 50m
/root 3000m
<swap> 128m

/ 50m
/root 3000m
<swap> 128m

Installing GRUB at the /mbr

RH8.0 boots up fine but recieve an error message when booting to 7.2.

Any suggestions

Thanks amill!
Old 09-24-2003, 03:24 PM   #2
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post your grub.conf file and post the error you get when you try to fire up rh7.2...
Old 09-24-2003, 04:29 PM   #3
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Linux7.2 (the name I named it under grub)
root noverify (hd0,1)
chainloader +1

Error 13: Invalad or unsupported executable format
Press any key to continue

====GRUB FILE=====RH8.0

title 8.0 (2.1.18-14)
root (hd0,4)
kernal /vmlinuz-2.4.18-14 ro root=LABLE=/1
initrd /initrd-2.4.18.-14.img

title 7.2
rootnoverify (hd0,1)
chainloader +1
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